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Darian King Putting Barbados Tennis On The Map

Darian King Putting Barbados Tennis On The Map

Mar. 21 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   I first heard of Darian King when he drew American Steve Johnson in the first round of the Olympic Games in 2016 in Rio de Janiero. I was working on the production team for NBC Olympics television in Stamford,...

What Are The Greatest Ever Matches At The BNP Paribas Open In Indian Wells?

What Are The Greatest Ever Matches At The BNP Paribas Open In Indian Wells?

Mar. 10 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher Jim Courier’ fifth-set tiebreaker final-round victory over Guy Forget in the final of the modern-day BNP Paribas Open in 1991 came up as one of the anniversaries from March 10 on my “This Day In Tennis History”...

High Platform For Jack Sock Playing At Madison Square Garden As New No. 1 American

High Platform For Jack Sock Playing At Madison Square Garden As New No. 1 American

Mar. 5 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Jack Sock is on a high platform these days. Not only is he going to compete in Madison Square Garden – the world’s most famous arena – as part of the annual BNP Paribas Showdown Monday night, but Sock...

Madison Square Garden’s Rich Tennis Exhibition History

Madison Square Garden’s Rich Tennis Exhibition History

Mar. 1 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Madison Square Garden has the moniker as the world’s most famous arena and has been the home of some of the biggest ever sporting events. The NBA Finals, NHL Stanley Cup Championships, world-famous boxing...

Where Does The Federer vs. Nadal 2017 Australian Open Final Rate Among The Greatest Tennis Matches of All Time?

Where Does The Federer vs. Nadal 2017 Australian Open Final Rate Among The Greatest Tennis Matches of All Time?

Feb. 1 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal played what people are calling the most historic men’s Grand Slam singles final ever at the 2017 Australian Open. Federer won his 18th major singles title with a 6-4, 3-6,...

Roger Federer’s 18th Major, Serena Williams’ 23rd Make 2017 Australian Open Most Historic Grand Slam Ever

Roger Federer’s 18th Major, Serena Williams’ 23rd Make 2017 Australian Open Most Historic Grand Slam Ever

Jan. 29 | Roger Federer’s historic Australian Open championship capped what may go down as the most historic Grand Slam tournament ever held. Here are five moments that made this event stand out from all the rest (soon to be added to my “On This Day In...

Vero Beach, Florida – Where Andy Roddick’s Professional Tennis Career Began

Vero Beach, Florida – Where Andy Roddick’s Professional Tennis Career Began

Jan. 25 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Do a little digging and you just might find a gem! That’s what happened when news broke that Andy Roddick was elected for induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. As co-tournament director for the...

Denis Istomin Further Validates Wild Card Events – From The Australian Open To USTA Vero Beach Futures

Denis Istomin Further Validates Wild Card Events – From The Australian Open To USTA Vero Beach Futures

Jan. 21 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher Whether it is for the Australian Open or for the $15,000 USTA Futures event in Vero Beach, Florida, wild card events are becoming more and more a fabric of professional tennis. Wild cards, or entries into professional...

“Let’s Party Naked” – A Tennis Rivalry From 1986 Revisited

“Let’s Party Naked” – A Tennis Rivalry From 1986 Revisited

Nov. 22 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Rivalries are what make tennis – and sports in general – great. John McEnroe vs. Ivan Lendl. Martina Navratilova vs. Chris Evert. Pete Sampras vs. Andre Agassi. In my high school playing days, the big rivalry...

The Longest-Serving USTA President….James Dwight

The Longest-Serving USTA President….James Dwight

Nov. 17 | by Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   The United States Tennis Association just officially announced that Katrina Adams will serve a rare second term as President of the organization. Who is the longest serving President in the history of the USTA?...

Karolina Pliskova, Lucas Pouille Wins Give Reason To Celebrate US Open’s Ultimate-Set Tiebreakers

Karolina Pliskova, Lucas Pouille Wins Give Reason To Celebrate US Open’s Ultimate-Set Tiebreakers

Sep. 6 | by Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Ultimate-set tiebreakers have been the talk of the U.S. Open with Lucas Pouille defeating Rafael Nadal 6-1, 2-6, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (6) in the fourth round of men’s singles and Karolina Pliskova beating Venus Williams...

Latvian Anastasija Sevastova Puts Leisure Management Studies Aside To Achieve Career Heights

Latvian Anastasija Sevastova Puts Leisure Management Studies Aside To Achieve Career Heights

Sep. 4 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   The world of leisure management’s loss is the tennis world’s gain. Leisure management is what the Latvian pro tennis player Anastasija Sevastova studied when she first retired from tennis three years...